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Art. 884. Sentence of fine with imprisonment for default

If a sentence imposed includes a fine or costs, the sentence shall provide that in default of payment thereof the defendant shall be imprisoned for a specified period not to exceed one year; provided that where the maximum prison sentence which may be imposed as a penalty for a misdemeanor is six months or less, the total period of imprisonment upon conviction of the offense, including imprisonment for default in payment of a fine or costs, shall not exceed six months for that offense.

Amended by Acts 1968, Ex.Sess., No. 12, §1, emerg. eff. Dec. 27, 1968 at 11:00 A.M.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp884

Art. 884. Sentence of fine with imprisonment for default

If a sentence imposed includes a fine or costs, the sentence shall provide that in default of payment thereof the defendant shall be imprisoned for a specified period not to exceed one year; provided that where the maximum prison sentence which may be imposed as a penalty for a misdemeanor is six months or less, the total period of imprisonment upon conviction of the offense, including imprisonment for default in payment of a fine or costs, shall not exceed six months for that offense.

Amended by Acts 1968, Ex.Sess., No. 12, §1, emerg. eff. Dec. 27, 1968 at 11:00 A.M.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp884

Art. 884. Sentence of fine with imprisonment for default

If a sentence imposed includes a fine or costs, the sentence shall provide that in default of payment thereof the defendant shall be imprisoned for a specified period not to exceed one year; provided that where the maximum prison sentence which may be imposed as a penalty for a misdemeanor is six months or less, the total period of imprisonment upon conviction of the offense, including imprisonment for default in payment of a fine or costs, shall not exceed six months for that offense.

Amended by Acts 1968, Ex.Sess., No. 12, §1, emerg. eff. Dec. 27, 1968 at 11:00 A.M.

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